Sports & Games Current Affairs - 2020
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First Skydiver to break Sound barrier
Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner:
1) The first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 1,342 km/h.
2) He also broke the record for the highest ever freefall, after he jumped from a balloon 39 kilometers above New Mexico.
Tags: 2012 • Austria • Current Affairs 2012 • October 2012
First Woman Team Principal in Formula one
Monisha Kaltenborn of Indian origin became the First Woman Team Principal in Formula one after taking the hold of team Sauber, a swiss Formula one team.
Monisha took the place of Peter Sauber, the founder of the Sauber team, who stepped down from the position.
Tags: 2012 • Current Affairs 2012 • Formula One • October 2012